• State College Area School District

    Physical Education Benchmarks

    Third Grade

    PA

    State Standards

    NASPE (National) Standards

    Locomotor skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Spatial awareness (self space & general space)

     

     

    Running (aerobic vs. anaerobic)

    anaerobic - width of a volleyball court (60s)

    aerobic - 6 min.

     

     

    Skipping (1minute)

     

     

    Hopping (10 meters on R and L foot)

     

     

     

    Jump 45S F-B

    Jump 45s S-S

     

     

    Jumping

    - Broad Jump

    -Vertical Jump

    - Dot Drill

     

     

    Hour Glass slide(Timed)

     

     

     

    Jump Rope, individual (20 times)

     

     

    Jump Rope, Group Enter/Exit Moving 10 times

     

     

    Tripod to Headstand 5 seconds

     

     

    Non-locomotor skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Balance 25 seconds on right foot

     

     

    Balance 25 seconds on left foot

     

     

    Plank walk

     

     

    Manipulative skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Rolling a ball toward a one meter target using dominant hand (10 meters)

    10 tries 3-5 inch ball

     

     

    Underhand Toss(Dominant Hand) at hula hoop at 5M

    10 tries 3-5 inch ball

     

     

    Throw at hula hoop with Dominant Hand at 10 M

     

     

    Dribbles with dominant hand

    -50 meters jogging/running

     

     

    Dribbles with feet around the figure 8

    -Timed at 10 Meters

     

     

    Catches a ball with 2 hands using ball of choice

     

     

    Strikes an object while stationary using a short handled implement

    - Bumps/Minute

     

     

    Strikes an object while stationary using a long handled implement

     

     

    Cooperative activity/Ethics-related aspects

    10.4.3F

    1, 2, 4, 5 & 6

    Is respectful and demonstrates self-control

     

     

    Health-related fitness

    10.4.3C

    2, 4 & 6

    Calculating heart rate using radial pulse

     

     

    Muscular Strength

    Push-ups

    Plank walk

    Squats

     

     

    Cardiovascular Fitness

     

     

    Muscular Endurance

     

     

    Flexibility - Sit and Reach, Shoulder flexibility